I talked to General Downer about some of the funding about the National Guard and some of the civil defense workers, the firefighters, the police officers, and the way that FEMA is making them spend that money. We have got a problem there.— Lynn Westmoreland
Dreamy Fema quotations
The other thing about FEMA, my understanding is that it was supposed to move into the Department of Homeland Security... and be what it was, but also having a lot of lateral communication with all those others involved in that issue of homeland security.
FEMA has lost its focus, and Floridians know first-hand of the agency's shortcomings, .. Natural disaster preparedness and response programs have become trapped in a homeland security bureaucracy.
I have noticed a marked improvement in FEMA and with the coordination of FEMA and the State agencies.
Part of the redesign of FEMA is that they have so many people on standby, whether it is a retired nurse or a doctor who will take time off to go exactly where they are needed.
It`s an absolute abomination. Whether intentional corruption or mismanagement , it seems like FEMA is just a money pit.
Over half a billion dollars a day is being spent by FEMA.
Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.
C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security.
FEMA I always thought was a bone here in your ass.
Who takes care of their people better? FEMA or Hezbollah?
I believe that FEMA plays a key role in working with states and localities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. As president, I will ensure FEMA has the funding it needs to fulfill its mission.
You talk about 'Obama is going to herd us into FEMA brainwashing camps.
' Maybe your brain needs a little washing.
Two thirds of federal disaster aid is weather related,and though we cannot prevent bad weather, we are getting better at predicting it. The Commerce Department's NDRI will help save lives and protect property. We will be working closely with FEMA, the Interior Department and other federal agencies, with state and local governments and with our nation's businesses.
FEMA says that it does not factor in previous losses into its decisions on applications to redraw the flood zones.
I dont think that any person can fix FEMA.
I think FEMA needs a total restructuring. I think it needs to be taken from scratch and redone. The regulations are outdated; the rules are outdated.
I just tell you, I'm not a big FEMA fan.
Michael Brown, the director of FEMA, was nominated by President Bush in 2003 and plans to start the job any day now. ... Prior to heading FEMA, Brown spent the 90's as a commissioner -- this is true -- of the International Arabian Horse Association. I guess he stands out because most Bush appointees are beholden to Arabian people.
I am aware of what you're talking about with FEMA camps.
What is particularly disturbing about that is they are going to be on former military bases. A ton of people have expressed their concerns that what they're building are prison camps.
I just refuse to listen to any more lies.
You hear them from FEMA, you hear them from Red Cross and I just didn't want to hear it from him.
The person who runs FEMA is someone who must have the trust of the president because the person who runs FEMA is the first voice oftentimes of someone whose life has been turned upside down here's from.